Gunman shot in attempted Westmoreland robberySunday, March 07, 2021
A man is nursing gunshot wounds in hospital after a failed robbery at a store on Whitehouse main road in Westmoreland yesterday.
Reports from the Whitehouse Police are that about 2:00 am, the store manager went to investigate a sound coming from the front of the store. He was met by an armed man pointing a pistol in his direction. A struggle developed and the store manager reportedly managed to disarm the gunman and shot at him.
The store manager then called the police and handed over the man and a Taurus 9mm pistol along with thirteen 9mm rounds.
The man was taken to hospital, where he was admitted under police guard for treatment.
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